Gonsalves Parry

General Business Law Department

St Kitts & Nevis
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Gonsalves Parry is widely commended as a leader in all aspects of corporate law. Interviewees praise the firm for its “business-minded approach” and explain that it lives up to its “outstanding reputation.” One source added: “Their understanding of international legal matters is amazing.” The firm regularly acts on behalf of international banks and insurance companies and is the St Kitts local counsel of choice among many well-known international law firms. Its recent work includes assisting FirstCaribbean International Bank with the provision of an XCD4.7 million credit facility for the construction of a mixed-use condominium hotel.

Anthony Gonsalves QC is held in high regard throughout the Caribbean. One source declared: "I think he is one of the top lawyers in the country," while others highlight his “deep understanding of St Kitts law” and “very sound commercial advice.” Advising on transactions in addition to litigation, he is seen by sources as someone who “takes things in his stride, and provides work and analysis ahead of time." His recent caseload includes representing a European bank in its pursuit of a claim of more than USD40 million against a Nevis offshore entity, arising from the terms of a loan agreement.

Sonya Parry is noted for her experience in a variety of commercial transactions and frequently represents clients in the banking sector. One client remarked: "She was very responsive and got everything done in extremely tight circumstances in a very professional fashion." She recently acted for a noted contractor in negotiations for a XCD1.5 million condominium construction contract.